The Top 10 Superfoods

“The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human offerings. Let food be your medicine.” – Hippocrates, philosopher Foods with super powers? Apparently so. Researchers have defined a group of foods that literally pack a nutritional punch when it comes to health, longevity and disease prevention. We are told that these 10 foods are so exceptionally good for us that we should include them in our diet on a daily basis. So here’s to good health and well-being… and the tastiest ways of getting them. BLUEBERRIES  Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, and can lower the risk of heart disease and cancer. They’re also a good source of vitamin C, and great for a healthy skin. Eat one to two cups a day. Also try: Blackberries, cherries, cranberries, raspberries and strawberries. HOW TO EAT MORE BLUEBERRIES  Add them to fruit salads and cereals or sprinkle them with sugar and enjoy as is. For a quick smoothie, place 250ml blueberries, 250ml yoghurt or ice cream, some ice cubes and sugar or honey to taste in a blender and process. DRIED BEANS  Beans are high in fibre and protein, and low in fat. They are considered low … Continue reading The Top 10 Superfoods